# Make Your Own Magical Rules # The Psychic Power Behind Your System

There’s a tacit connection between magic, forces, and energy; however, energy is an abstract concept. Waves tacitly are understood to have energy, so in thinking about energy, you can think of the energy that waves have. Energy is not very useful in its disordered states. By formalizing a set of axioms from which you can build magical constructs, you are creating an order that corresponds with the energy of the construct. As such, the energy of your magical construct is less diffuse and is intrinsically more useful. You can see how the concepts of the magical system you created relate to ordered forms of energy by looking at the harmonics and the waves of your system.

The structure of a magical construct built in this manner will have a corresponding graph from which you can get information describing waves. The structure of the graph will have what is called an adjacency matrix and a degree matrix. From these two matrices of a graph, you can calculate a Laplacian matrix. From a Laplacian matrix, you can derive a wave equation where the eigenvectors will describe the harmonics and the eigenvalues would describe the frequencies at which these things resonate. Now, you don’t have to do Linear Algebra in order to use it; rather, you just have to tacitly understand that the energy of the system is derived from it being intentional – an arrangement of phenomenological objects. You can call these waves psychic energy, so what powers and resonates with your system is psychic energy which comes from how phenomenological dimensions are differentiated. The adjacency matrix for the example can be seen below: